Tom Horn Rides Again

I am determined to be a part of NaNoWriMo this year. For those of you who don’t know, that’s National Novel Writing Month, where each November crazy people like me attempt to write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. I’ve done it three times, and have three books to share because of it. But there … More Tom Horn Rides Again

Five Days and 8,200 Words

First, the good news. I am about 8,200 words from completing my National Novel Writing Month challenge of 50,000 words in 30 days. Actually I am at approximately 41,800 words. I say approximately, because every time I have done this, the official counter at NaNoWriMo Central has short changed me by several hundred words. November … More Five Days and 8,200 Words

Break Dancing

No, I am not going to Paris like some of my colleagues are. Yes, I probably will need to come into the office and get stuff done. But despite all that, I am elated that Thanksgiving break is finally here. My first priority: get a lot of writing done. NaNoWriMo continues and I am on … More Break Dancing

Garbage in, garbage out

I’m under the weather today. Body aches, tired, etc. I could blame it on a lot of things–getting older for one. My wife try to get up at 5 each morning with the intention of exercising, but for one reason or another it doesn’t always happen. We chose 5 because she works in Fort Worth, … More Garbage in, garbage out